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Period Two: Word power
able agree appear lead novel regular respect Read the following words and answer the questions with them. 1.You can’t find your pen. What happened to your pen? (It disappeared.)
2. You want to get the book on the top shelf, but you are not tall enough. Do you think you will be able to reach the book? 3. The two groups don’t agree with each other. They argued fiercely. So what is the problem between them called? (I am unable to do so.) (Disagreement.)
4. Many people respect Mr. Li and think he is a good man. He helps people out and is a good citizen and friend. So can you find a word to describe Mr. Li? 5. Mr. Wang has published several books. He loves his job writing novels. So what is Mr. Wang’s occupation? (respectable) (He is a novelist.)
6. You can’t find the order of the numbers in a group of members. So can you find a word to describe the order of the numbers? (It is irregular.) (They are misleading.) 7. Some ads say that if you take their pills, you’ll be healthy, look younger, become smarter and sleep better. What can you say about these ads?
Work in pairs and try to guess what a word means by looking at its prefix. Prefix Example Meaning anti- anti-cloning dis- disappear in- im- il- ir- incorrect impossible illegal rresponsible against, opposed to not, opposite of not without
Prefix Example Meaning pre- preview pro- pro-cloning un- unfair re recreate early before in favor of, supporting not opposite of again
Try to guess what a word means by looking at its suffix. SuffixExamples Meaning -ablecomfortable -fullcheerful -istscientist worthy of, able to be full of, characterized by someone who does something
SuffixExamples Meaning -lesshopeless -mentagreement -nessdryness without indicate a state or condition indicate a state, quality or character
Let’s fill in the blanks with what we learned just now. disrespect hopeless illegal uncertain understandable I think cutting down trees should be made ______and tighter laws should be introduced. So many people are showing their _________ for nature; illegal disrespect
they don’t seem to care that they are destroying the environment. Sometimes I think we’re fighting a _________battle against people who just don’t listen. I know scientists have worked hard to achieve scientific breakthroughs but it’s ___________whether they’ll ever succeed totally. hopeless uncertain
Although it’s _______________ that they want to advance technology, I think some things are best left the way they are. understandable
Work in groups and try to give more examples with prefixes and suffixes and write them down. Competition
Can you name some organs of our body? Can you name some organs of our body?
lung bladder liver large intestines stomach heart small intestines gallbladder spleen diaphragm
1.I control the rest of the organs. 2. I remove waste products from the blood and produce urine. 3. I help to clean the blood and can re-grow itself. 4. I pass the blood around the body. 5. I use the oxygen we breathe. kidney heart lung brain liver
Read the following passage comparing your body to your school life. Complete it using the names of the organs above.
Think of the body like a school. At the top of the school is the headmaster, known as the (1) _______. This is the organ that controls the rest of the organs, just like the headmaster controls the school. After this comes the (2) ________. It is like a teacher. This organ passes the blood around the body so it can run well. This is similar to the knowledge a teacher gives to students. Next is the (3) _______, which is the student. This organ is the only one that can re- grow itself. It helps to clean the blood. Complete the following passage using the names of the organs above: brain heart liver
This is like knowledge students get from teachers. Students always grow with newly found knowledge. The (4) _________are the organs of the body that use the oxygen we breathe. Think of the oxygen as the life you lead at school. The (5) ____________ is very useful as it stores the food we eat until we can digest it properly. This is similar to the learning process. We store the information until we need to use it. So this organ is like a notebook. The (6) ___________are the organs that remove waste products from the blood and produce urine. lungs stomach kidneys
They are like the cleaners, repairmen and security guards who look after your school. The last major organ is the bladder. This is the organ that removes our waste. Not all the information you get at school is kept. The undesirable elements are removed. Now you can see how similar your school life is to your body and you can look after them both.
Of all the organs, which do you think is the most important? Why?
Revise what we learned in this class and prepare for the checking. Homework: